ERIC Number: EJ273961
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
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Stimulating Therapeutic Change with Interpretations: A Comparison of Positive and Negative Connotation.
Beck, John T.; Strong, Stanley R.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v29 n6 p551-59 Nov 1982
Hypothesized clients would change whether counselors' interpreted symptoms as connoting negative characteristics or positive characteristics. Students in two treatment conditions decreased their depression significantly during treatment. Students receiving negative connotative interpretations experienced symptom relapse following treatment; students receiving positive connotative interpretations continued in symptom remission. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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